The USFL on Thursday announced that NFL veteran offensive coach John DeFilippo has been hired to lead the New Orleans Breakers. He replaces head coach Larry Fedora, who recently stepped away from football to spend more time with his family. The hiring comes four months after the Breakers’ 31-17 playoff loss to the eventual USFL Champion Birmingham...

At the end of Italian American Heritage Month we will be discussing one of the NFL’s most loved sets of siblings – the Bosa Brothers. We all love a set of siblings in the league together. The Bosa brothers were born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in a tight-knit, football oriented family. Joey was born in 1995 to Cheryl and John Bosa, with N...

As one of the greatest accumulations of Italian American talent in a duel for the Lombardi trophy, we will be exploring Super Bowl 47 in honor of Italian American Heritage Month. Super Bowl 47 occurred in 2013 and was a battle between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens. Although often less in the limelight, the Team Owners are critica...

Referred to as a champion of equality, Vince Lombardi’s life and legacy will be highlighted in honor of Italian American Heritage month. Vince Lombardi’s early life At the Sheepshead Bay area of Brooklyn in 1913, Vincent Thomas Lombardi was born to father immigrant Enrico Lombardi, and mother Matilda Izzo. From the beginning, Enrico was raising his...

Joe Montana is a retired Italian American professional football player. He was a quarterback in the National Football League for 16 seasons. Montana is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks to have ever played the game. He is admired by many NFL football fans, particularly fans of the San Francisco 49ers, where he spent the first 14 seasons o...

The Italian Bowl is coming to the Glass Bowl next summer. The Italian Football League Championship will happen outside Europe for the first time ever -- and for starters, this is American football, not soccer. The game is expected to draw thousands of international visitors to Toledo and it’s about much more than touchdowns. The Glass Bowl has host...

Underscoring its commitment to education, the Italian American Baseball Foundation has announced its 2022-2023 college scholarship recipients and has nearly tripled its giving from last year’s inaugural class of students. Scholarship recipients are college baseball or softball players with Italian heritage and hold a strong academic standing. Every...

Bryant University men’s basketball head coach Jared Grasso could see with his own eyes the change he ignited in his first season. “My first game, there were 15 people in the crowd — three were my family, and three were the assistant coach’s family. I remember standing there during the national anthem, half embarrassed,” the 42-year-old says of the...

This year will mark 50 years since Steelers fans witnessed the play that changed the franchise forever: The Immaculate Reception! With training camp underway for the Steelers, Pittsburgh's Action News 4 anchor Andrew Stockey caught up with the man who made the immaculate reception happen, Franco Harris. Half a century after making one of the most u...

Former NFL defensive tackle Tony Siragusa died on Wednesday, according to the Baltimore Ravens. He was 55. "Goose," as his fans would call him, played for the Indianapolis Colts for seven seasons from 1990 to 1996, and then signed with the Ravens in 1997. He was a member of Baltimore's Super Bowl XXXV team, and retired following the 2001 season. "I...